Burning cut benches to convert into char. Photo by Kirti Bassendine.

Environment / Nature

COLUMN: Indian Canyon to host event on revitalizing oak woodlands

A series of hands-on workshops aim to teach participants to improve oak health, lower wildfire risk and restore cultural landscapes.

Moon walk on the De Anza Trail. Photo courtesy of David Baumgartner.


Searching the Sky: 2024 total solar eclipse

David Baumgartner writes about his plan to go to Texas in 2024.

Hollister resident Norma Martinetti with her prized rosemary. She says the plants have been passed down in her family and have a uniquely sweet flavor. Photo by Julie Britt.

History & Profiles

Ahead of her time: Norma Martinetti and the Hollister Farmers’ Market

Despite local resistance, she founded what has become a staple event.

Image from Youtube of the April 18 meeting.

Government / Politics

Hollister council approves $437K in city employee hazard pay

The money will come from its $9.7 million allocation of the American Rescue Plan Act.